Period
to 20 April 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for CCSA qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 20 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Check Point Certified Security Administrator (CCSA)
England > South East
6 months to
20 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 515 493 580
Rank change year-on-year -22 +87 -68
Permanent jobs citing CCSA 31 60 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.098% 0.20% 0.17%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.37% 0.70% 0.53%
Number of salaries quoted 14 57 60
South East median annual salary £47,000 £55,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.55% -8.33% +26.32%
10th Percentile £37,325 £38,000 £43,625
90th Percentile £63,125 £65,000 £74,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £47,500 £53,500
% change year-on-year +21.05% -11.21% +12.63%

CCSA is in the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
South East
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 8,316 8,583 12,301
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 26.25% 28.32% 31.45%
Number of salaries quoted 6,585 6,933 9,985
South East median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £25,500 £25,000 £25,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £66,250 £68,750
England median annual salary £49,000 £45,000 £46,912
% change year-on-year +8.89% -4.07% +4.25%

CCSA
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing CCSA as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for CCSA in the South East

CCSA
Salary Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing CCSA in the South East.

Salary trend for CCSA in the South East

CCSA
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing CCSA in the South East over the 6 months to 20 April 2018.

Salary histogram for CCSA in the South East

CCSA
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CCSA within the South East region over the 6 months to 20 April 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Thames Valley +1 13 £40,000 -33.33% 1
Berkshire +6 12 £43,000 -28.33%
Hampshire -14 6 £52,500 -
Surrey -6 4 £47,500 -13.64%
Kent +14 2 £47,500 -29.63%
West Sussex - 2 - -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £40,000 - 1
CCSA
England

For the 6 months to 20 April 2018, IT jobs citing CCSA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the South East region with a requirement for CCSA.

1 30 (96.77%) Cisco
1 30 (96.77%) CheckPoint
2 27 (87.10%) Cisco Certification
3 25 (80.65%) Firewall
4 22 (70.97%) CCNA
5 17 (54.84%) CCNP
5 17 (54.84%) Juniper
6 14 (45.16%) CISSP
6 14 (45.16%) VPN
6 14 (45.16%) F5
7 13 (41.94%) Wireless
7 13 (41.94%) CCSE
8 12 (38.71%) TCP/IP
8 12 (38.71%) Cisco Nexus
9 11 (35.48%) ITIL
9 11 (35.48%) Cisco ASA
10 10 (32.26%) Network Security
10 10 (32.26%) Linux
10 10 (32.26%) WAN
10 10 (32.26%) CCDA
11 9 (29.03%) MPLS
11 9 (29.03%) OSPF
12 8 (25.81%) CISA
12 8 (25.81%) CISM
12 8 (25.81%) CCDP
12 8 (25.81%) Sun
12 8 (25.81%) IBM
12 8 (25.81%) Apache
12 8 (25.81%) FreeBSD
12 8 (25.81%) MySQL

CCSA
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 8 (25.81%) Apache
2 4 (12.90%) Skype for Business
3 1 (3.23%) MS Exchange
Business Applications
1 2 (6.45%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.23%) Mimecast
1 1 (3.23%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 25 (80.65%) Firewall
2 14 (45.16%) VPN
3 13 (41.94%) Wireless
4 12 (38.71%) Cisco Nexus
4 12 (38.71%) TCP/IP
5 11 (35.48%) Cisco ASA
6 10 (32.26%) Network Security
6 10 (32.26%) WAN
7 9 (29.03%) MPLS
7 9 (29.03%) OSPF
8 6 (19.35%) BGP
8 6 (19.35%) LAN
9 4 (12.90%) Cisco Wireless
9 4 (12.90%) DMZ
9 4 (12.90%) Ethernet
9 4 (12.90%) Internet
9 4 (12.90%) Intrusion Detection
9 4 (12.90%) SMS
9 4 (12.90%) VPLS
9 4 (12.90%) xDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (25.81%) MySQL
General
1 3 (9.68%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (32.26%) Network Engineer
2 8 (25.81%) Analyst
2 8 (25.81%) Security Analyst
2 8 (25.81%) SIEM Analyst
3 7 (22.58%) Security Engineer
4 4 (12.90%) IT Engineer
4 4 (12.90%) IT Security Engineer
4 4 (12.90%) Network Security Engineer
4 4 (12.90%) Radar Analyst
5 3 (9.68%) Cisco Consultant
5 3 (9.68%) Cisco Presales Consultant
5 3 (9.68%) Consultant
5 3 (9.68%) Presales Consultant
5 3 (9.68%) Senior Network Engineer
5 3 (9.68%) Technical Design Authority
6 2 (6.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Support Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Team Leader
6 2 (6.45%) Technical Architect
6 2 (6.45%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.90%) SAP CAF
Miscellaneous
1 8 (25.81%) Analytical Skills
1 8 (25.81%) Cyber Kill Chain
1 8 (25.81%) Security Operations Centre
2 3 (9.68%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.23%) Cyberattack
Operating Systems
1 10 (32.26%) Linux
2 8 (25.81%) FreeBSD
3 3 (9.68%) Windows
4 2 (6.45%) Unix
5 1 (3.23%) Windows 10
5 1 (3.23%) Windows 8
5 1 (3.23%) Windows Server
5 1 (3.23%) Windows Vista
5 1 (3.23%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (35.48%) ITIL
2 8 (25.81%) Analytics
2 8 (25.81%) Ethical Hacking
2 8 (25.81%) Information Security
2 8 (25.81%) Mentoring
2 8 (25.81%) Network Packet Capture
2 8 (25.81%) Open Source
2 8 (25.81%) Security Monitoring
2 8 (25.81%) Security Operations
2 8 (25.81%) SIEM
3 6 (19.35%) Migration
3 6 (19.35%) Problem-Solving
4 4 (12.90%) Actionable Insight
4 4 (12.90%) High Availability
4 4 (12.90%) ITSM
4 4 (12.90%) Load Balancing
4 4 (12.90%) Network Architecture
4 4 (12.90%) Presales
4 4 (12.90%) SAP Implementation
4 4 (12.90%) Threat Modelling
Qualifications
1 27 (87.10%) Cisco Certification
2 22 (70.97%) CCNA
3 17 (54.84%) CCNP
4 14 (45.16%) CISSP
5 13 (41.94%) CCSE
6 10 (32.26%) CCDA
7 8 (25.81%) CCDP
7 8 (25.81%) CISA
7 8 (25.81%) CISM
7 8 (25.81%) GIAC
7 8 (25.81%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 8 (25.81%) SANS
8 6 (19.35%) JNCIE
9 4 (12.90%) (ISC)2 CCSP
9 4 (12.90%) CCIE
9 4 (12.90%) CCIP
9 4 (12.90%) CCSP
9 4 (12.90%) JNCIP
9 4 (12.90%) SC Cleared
9 4 (12.90%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.90%) FIPS 140-2
2 2 (6.45%) PCI DSS
2 2 (6.45%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.23%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.23%) Hyper-V
1 1 (3.23%) Virtual Machines
1 1 (3.23%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (25.81%) Juniper STRM
1 8 (25.81%) QRadar
1 8 (25.81%) RSA enVision
1 8 (25.81%) RSA Security Analytics
2 1 (3.23%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 30 (96.77%) CheckPoint
1 30 (96.77%) Cisco
2 17 (54.84%) Juniper
3 14 (45.16%) F5
4 8 (25.81%) IBM
4 8 (25.81%) LogRhythm
4 8 (25.81%) Sun
5 5 (16.13%) Palo Alto
6 4 (12.90%) Aruba
6 4 (12.90%) Avaya
6 4 (12.90%) Dell KACE
6 4 (12.90%) Fortinet
6 4 (12.90%) Meraki
6 4 (12.90%) SAP
7 3 (9.68%) Aerohive Networks
7 3 (9.68%) Huawei
8 2 (6.45%) Blue Coat
8 2 (6.45%) Crossbeam
8 2 (6.45%) McAfee
8 2 (6.45%) SolarWinds